'Maestro' hits some discordant notes : Pop Culture Happy Hour The Netflix film Maestro is an Old-Hollywood style biopic about the composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein. Bradley Cooper directed, co-wrote, and stars in the film as Bernstein. It examines Bernstein's life through the lens of his complicated marriage to his wife played by Carey Mulligan. And of course, there are many scenes in which we watch Cooper passionately conducting orchestras of both the work of classical composers as well as Bernstein's own music.
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'Maestro' hits some discordant notes

'Maestro' hits some discordant notes

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Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein and Carey Mulligan as Felicia Montealegre in Maestro. Jason McDonald/Netflix hide caption

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Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein and Carey Mulligan as Felicia Montealegre in Maestro.

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The Netflix film Maestro is an Old-Hollywood style biopic about the composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein. Bradley Cooper directed, co-wrote, and stars in the film as Bernstein. It examines Bernstein's life through the lens of his complicated marriage to his wife played by Carey Mulligan. And of course, there are many scenes in which we watch Cooper passionately conducting orchestras of both the work of classical composers as well as Bernstein's own music.

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